[Blindmath] all the ways blind can write math on the computer
taylorarndt99 at gmail.com
taylorarndt99 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 14 06:03:14 CDT 2013
I need to use the equason box because my teacher puts equason a
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On Mar 14, 2013, at 6:08 AM, George Bell <George at techno-vision.co.uk> wrote:
> Can you be more explicit?
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> George.
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> How do I make Have every equation that is in the equation max
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> On Mar 13, 2013, at 6:24 PM, "Louis Maher" <ljmaher at swbell.net> wrote:
>
>> Tara,
>>
>> You could use Microsoft word with MathType's equation editor. You
>> would create the equations in Latex in the word document, and then
>> turn them into images with one MathType command. You can also turn
>> the MathType equation images back into Latex with another MathType command.
>>
>> You do not need voice recognition or optical character recognition.
>>
>> This seems the simplest way to get mathematics in electronic form.
>>
>>
>>
>> Regards
>> Louis Maher
>> 713-444-7838
>> ljmaher at swbell.net
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Blindmath [mailto:blindmath-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of
>> Tara Annis
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 2:45 PM
>> To: blindmath at nfbnet.org
>> Subject: [Blindmath] all the ways blind can write math on the computer
>>
>> Everyone,
>>
>> I wanted to know all the ways it's possible for a blind person using a
>> screen reader to type out math using a computer or smartphone.
>> Basically, all the ways for a blind person to create electronic math
>> text. I'm interested in teh less conventional ways like prototypes made by research
>> scientists.
>> Mor specifically, can a screen reader use math type to put equations
>> into Duxbury or Microsoft Word? Or, do we still have to use Scientific Notebook?
>> Speaking of Scientific Notebook, do we have to use Dragon Naturally Speaking
>> with it? Or, is it possible, even if it takes some memorization of
>> keystrokes for when the screen reader cannot recognize certain
>> portions, to use without voice recognition software? I wanted to find
>> a way to put nemeth into a duxbury document without having to use
>> dragon, scientific notebook, and Jay Say program for jaws to work with dragon.
>> If there are other methods, do you all know of tutorials made for
>> blind persons that go step by step?
>>
>> I know print math so thought about trying to use a touch screen with
>> stylus to write out print versions that are then translated into etext
>> using math type or windows math input panel. I think if the menus in
>> the software are accessible, this should work. I'm hoping I can
>> write out a few print equations on the touchscreen, then maybe
>> there's a keystroke to select all and change into Math Type or Latex?
>> Do you all have experience with this method? I think it could be very
>> useful and easy-to-use for all blind; you'd just have to learn the
>> print version of all numbers and symbols, which would actually be easier than learning all the letters I would guess.
>> I know Design Science talks about Math type and its compatibility with
>> touchscreens so definitely think it's possible; you'd think they'd
>> want to make it 100% accessible so it could be used along with math player.
>>
>>
>> Have you tried the Chatty program? Are there going to be new
>> versions coming out? I've been looking for a tutorial for it too.
>>
>> Lastly, does the accessible graphing calculator scientific calculator
>> section allow a cut/paste of its equations into word or some other
>> accessible way of playback?
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Tara
>>
>>
>>
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